Greencastle, Ind. – No. 24 DePauw scored six runs in the eighth and came from behind to defeat Kenyon 10-6 in the first game of their NCAC Crossover series on Saturday.
Collin Einertson then continued a solid day at the plate with the sacrifice fly to put DePauw ahead for good. The next two batters gave DePauw quality insurance with Tate Stewart driving home another run on a single and Max Cohen doubling to right to bring home two more.
Jack Dillon (2-0) collected the win after pitching the final two innings. He gave up just one hit and did not allow a run. Will Oakley (1-3) took the loss for Kenyon.
Starter Mike Hammel was effective through five innings but struggled entering the sixth. He gave up two runs in the sixth and exited with the bases loaded and nobody out.
Einertson finished 3-for-4 with three RBI and a run scored. He finished a home run away from the cycle.
DePauw improves to 28-8 overall and 11-4 in the conference. Kenyon drops to 16-22 and 5-12.
The two teams will play a doubleheader starting at 10 a.m. Sunday to conclude the NCAC Crossover series.